The purpose of this book is right on the cover, Burger and Starbird are going to teach you the 5 elements they feel go into effective thinking and there are a number of good points they make.

  • The better you understand the fundamentals, the better you’ll understand the hard stuff so don’t be too excited to skip to the hard stuff.
  • Everything you “understand” is filtered through a bias, try to understand your bias and adjust your understanding accordingly
  • Every mistake is a teacher and holds a lesson

While the book isn’t groundbreaking, there are a number of excellent takeaways like those listed above to help you think better.

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